For ski jumper David Siegel is a crack over the season after a cruciate ligament prematurely. This is the German ski Association (DSV) announced, after an MRI scan. Seal was brought down on Saturday in Zakopane after a jump, the 142.5-Meter-heavy and had moved “complex knee injury”.

Among other things, the right-front cruciate ligament in the fall ripped, informed DSV-doctor Peter Brucker, according to the investigation in Munich. The German Quartet to seal had won the Team competition, in spite of the fall.

“David has to finish the world Cup season because of injuries, unfortunately,” said ski jumping team doctor Mark village müller. He missed only the world Cup in Seefeld in Tirol (19. February to 3. March), but also the upcoming home world Cup in Oberstdorf, Willingen. In the coming days, the 22 should be operated on-Year.

the national coach Werner Schuster had already guessed at the weekend that “we are losing the athletes for this season”. The severity of the violation meets the seal in the best Phase of his career. In the Italian Predazzo, the DSV had scored-eagles least rank five, and his best career result.

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